Local News

  • Artful restoration: Creative fundraisers planned to help renovate former Finnish hall

    DeKALB – Diane Rodgers believes in love at first sight. She first saw the Majakka Finnish Temperance Hall by accident, while taking a walk in the area ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • Scholarship fund created in memory of Martha W. Shur

    The Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund is a newly created scholarship fund through the DeKalb County Community Foundation.
    June 8, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Grant will help repair bass rearing pond at Shabbona Lake

    The Friends of Shabbona Lake State Park organization was awarded a $12,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation to repair the largemouth ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Waterman Lions donate to new park

    Waterman residents will soon have a new park thanks to the efforts of a grassroots organization called The Waterman Enhancement Group.
    June 10, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • History of Fargo Hotel recounted

    Passersby may have noticed all of the work going on around California and State streets, most recently home of the Jane Fargo Hotel and Mitchell Loung ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • SHS Concerto Competition winners perform

    Mary Flaherty, Jessica Luo, Kailey Mulligan and Emma Olson are this year’s Sycamore High School Concerto Competition winners.
    June 8, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Museum receives funding for technology interactives

    The Midwest Museum of Natural History received $15,000 for new technology interactives in its main gallery from the DeKalb County Community Foundation ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • New exhibit opening at Midwest Museum

    Join the Midwest Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, June 14, for the opening of its new exhibit "The Greener Side: Become a Botanist," with free ad ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Clubs beautify Barb City Manor

    The DeKalb Kiwanis and Huntley Builders clubs recently assisted Barb City Manor staff and residents with planting flowers for the residents to enjoy. ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • DHS grad riding cross-country for students with autism

    DeKalb native Drew Feltes is taking on a 3,838-mile Cross Country Bike Challenge this summer.He'll cover 13 states in 52 days.
    June 8, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • Sycamore Fire Department to host unveiling for new fire engine

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Fire Department is inviting the public to attend the unveiling ceremony for its new fire engine at 8 a.m. June 11 at Sycamore ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Ryder named DeKalb Park District superintendent of recreation

    The DeKalb Park District has promoted Bill Ryder to superintendent of recreation.A veteran of the p ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Nature camps still have openings

    University of Illinois Extension offers nature based camps for ages 7 to 11 each summer. The camps a ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Wedding Revue at Oak Crest

    DeKalb Area Retirement Center – Oak Crest residents, volunteers and staff invite community members to a “Wedding Revue” on Saturday, June 18. Dresses ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • DeKalb County electronics recycling collections canceled

    The DeKalb County Health Department announced Thursday that all electronics recycling collections throughout DeKalb County have been suspended after a ...
    June 8, 2016 - 2:59 pm